Racism and God-talk Paperback

A Latino/a Perspective

by Ruben Rosario Rodriguez;


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Racism and God-talk

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The apostle Paul wrote that "All of you are one in Christ Jesus." Given Paul's vision of God's kingdom defined by the breakdown of all distinctions and relationships of domination - no longer Jew or Greek, slave or free, male or female - how do we make sense of ethnic particularly within the church's theological formulations?"Racism and God-Talk" explores the biblical and religious dimensions of North American racism while highlighting examples of resistance within the Christian religious tradition. Social historians have seldom analyzed the problematic of race from a primarily theological perspective. This volume undertakes a critical examination of explicitly theological and confessional perspectives for understanding and transforming North American racism.Rodriguez offers insights from Latino/a theology for broader scholarly and social discussions concerning racism, borders, and immigration.The first to analyze race and racism from a Latino/a theological perspective, the volume makes use of a broadened conceptualization of "mestizaje," or mutual cultural exchange, to challenge the church to recognize the effects of racial and ethnic particularity in all theological construction.

Racism and God-talk by Ruben Rosario Rodriguez was published by New York University Press in July 2008. The ISBN for Racism and God-talk is 9780814776117.

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Page last updated 10th December 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherNew York University Press (July 2008)
Weight417g
Number of Pages320
Thickness18 mm
Height213 mm
Width148 mm
ISBN9780814776117
ISBN-100814776116
Product Code1212498
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